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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: UP-9
Corporate Name: Beavers & Meek
Local Name:
Owner Name: Beavers & Meek
Location: Rhonesboro
County: Upshur
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1910
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1910
Town: At or near Rhonesboro
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: The Gilmer Mirror reported that Beavers and Meeks had a mill near Rhonesboro in Upshur County after the turn of the century. Beavers & Meek were listed as sawmilling 20,000 feet daily of yellow pine lumber in 1915 at Hawkins.
Research Date: MCJ 05-03-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson